포진 후 신경통
수두 바이러스 (Varicella-zoster virus)
Primary infection results in Varicella (chickenpox,수두)
Secondary infection results in Zoster (shingles,대상포진)
Electron micrograph of a Varicella (Chickenpox) Virus.
Transmission electron micrograph of varicella-zoster virions from vesicle fluid of patient with chickenpox.
수두 바이러스의 특징
Varicella-zoster virus (VZV,HHV-3)
linear double-stranded DNA
80~120 nm icosahedron.
short survival in environment
Incubation period 14~16 days (range 10~21 days)
Mild prodrome 1~2 days
Successive crops over several days with lesions present in several stages of development
Rash generally appears first on head ; most concentrared on trunk